Small town near Osaka turns to English to put itself on the map

Nov 10, 2016

Small town near Osaka turns to English to put itself on the map

A small town is hoping that teaching English to its young people will get it noticed, attracting a few of the many foreign tourists on their way to Osaka via the neighboring international airport. Elementary and junior high school students in Tadaoka, Osaka Prefecture, ...

Osaka's landmark Tsutenkaku tower turns 60

Oct 28, 2016

Osaka's landmark Tsutenkaku tower turns 60

Osaka celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Tsutenkaku tower on Friday as the landmark regained its popularity in recent years with a growing number of foreign tourists drawn to the retro allure of the relatively short observation tower. “I’m surprised to hear this tower ...